Indian Journal of Animal Research

  • Chief EditorK.M.L. Pathak

  • Print ISSN 0367-6722

  • Online ISSN 0976-0555

  • NAAS Rating 6.50

  • SJR 0.263

  • Impact Factor 0.5 (2023)

Frequency :
Monthly (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December)
Indexing Services :
Science Citation Index Expanded, BIOSIS Preview, ISI Citation Index, Biological Abstracts, Scopus, AGRICOLA, Google Scholar, CrossRef, CAB Abstracting Journals, Chemical Abstracts, Indian Science Abstracts, EBSCO Indexing Services, Index Copernicus
Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 48 issue 5 (october 2014) : 516-517


P. Sankar*, P. Veena, R.V. Suresh Kumar, N. Dhana Lakshmi, S. Kokila
1College of Veterinary Science, S.V.V. University, Tirupati-517 502, India
Cite article:- Sankar* P., Veena P., Kumar Suresh R.V., Lakshmi Dhana N., Kokila S. (2024). OVARIECTOMY IN FORTY RATS (Rattus norvegicus). Indian Journal of Animal Research. 48(5): 516-517. doi: 10.5958/0976-0555.2014.00023.5.
The present paper describes the mid-ventral ovariectomy in 40 rats and its successful surgical management. The operation, performed in the mid ventral incision was technically easier, minimally invasive and easy to locate the ovary embedded in fat, less time consuming and less harmful for the rats.
  1. Cunliffe-Beamer,T.L. (1993) Applying principles of aseptic surgery to rodents. AWIC News letter. 4:3-6.
  2. Eisela,P.H. (1995) Preioperative care care for laboratory animals: Preoperative and post operative principles and applications. Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Sciences.34:61-64.
  3. Giardino R, Fini M, Giaversi G, Mongiorgi R, Gnudi S, Zati A. (1993) Experimental surgical model in osteoporosis study. Bollettino della Societa Italiana di Biologia Sperimentale.; 69 (7-8): 453-60.
  4. Lasota A, Danowska-Klonowska D Roczniki Akademii Medycznej w Bia³ymstoku. (2004) Experimental osteoporosis- different methods of ovariectomy in female white rats. Suppl. 1, Proceedings Annales Academiae Medicae Bialostocensis 49: 129-131.
  5. Parhizkar.S Rashid Ibrahim and latiffah Abdual latiff.( 2008) Incision choice in laparatomy: a comparision of two incision techniques in ovariectomy of rats. World Appl Sci. 4 (4):537-540.
  6. Turner RT, Maran A, LotinunS, Hefferan T, Evans GL, Zhang M, Sibonga JD(2001) Animal models for osteoporosis. Rev. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders,; 2: 117-27.

Editorial Board

View all (0)